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with illnesses were blocked from getting out of the plane. and abc's lisa stark brings us the first answers tonight. >> reporter: this is what greeted passengers when they finally escaped their parked planes. a foot of snow and a long walk. >> we've been here now for seven and a half hours. >> reporter: that was the captain of jetblue flight 504 with 123 passengers. one of those planes stuck in the snowy tarmac at the hartford, connecticut, airport. >> chaotic. uncomfortable, disorganized. just a mess. >> reporter: andrew carter was on that flight, normally a two-houg jog from florida to new jersey. but the plane couldn't land after newark after the airport lost critical navigation equipment. the pilots diverted to the hartford airport, 100 miles away. jetblue says that airport was overwhelmed with nearly two dozen over diverted flights. and today, we learned why the passengers were trapped. flight 504 was boxed in on the tarmac. a delta plane behind, another jetblue flight to the right, a broken jetway on the left. inside the plane, snacks and water ran out, toilets backed up. >> i have a
marijuana, the big pot operations are not in it to help people who are sick. >> people are using the cover of medical marijuana to make extraordinary amounts of money in short to engage in drug trafficking and many of these drug trafficking operations are in plain sight. >> feds say they are not going after what they call small time growers, only the big operations. if they don't close within 45 days, prosecutors will pursue criminal charges and seize bank accounts. this is the most serious threat yet to the industry that has grown very fast. especially here in the bay area. robert lyles tells us despite this latest threat, the medical marijuana business is looking to hire. >> malcome is a member of app unwanted club. the bay area's unel employed. >> for more than a year. >> i'm looking far job right now. >> both came looking to earn new w2's in an industry growing like weed, literally. >> i think most people think that the jobs in the industry are all selling medical marijuana. >> organizers of the first annual cannabis industry job fair think that misconception goes up in smoke. >>
-american democracy. >> senator mark kirk, appreciate your insights. moammar gadhafi is dead. that's all for us. erin burnett. "up front" starts right now. >>> we're on the front line in tripoli, moammar gaed avenue shot dead today. libyans celebrating through the night. we'll follow the oil money tonight and the bottom line on gadhafi's death. is this proof that american power is rising? let's go "out front." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> "out front" tonight, gadhafi is dead. libyan dictator moammar gadhafi killed today after 42 years of rule. we have video in tonight from misrata that shows the body of moammar gadhafi. the video is graphic. it is disturbing and it is not appropriate for all viewers. in the video which we are going to show you now, several fighters are seen surrounding the corpse shouting slogans. they're shouting allah akbar, god is great. others saying the blood of martyrs are not in vain. he has wounds on his face including one on his forehead. gadhafi was reportedly killed by a bullet to his head near the hometown of sirte. we'll show you another video taken as he wa
find out how you can help. visit us at uso.org. the uso. until every one comes home. >>> terror alert. americans are warned to be warned. sit down, show down. republican presidential candidates go after herman cain as mitt romney wins a key endorsement. >>> the road to recovery. months after a brutal beating in l.a., a san francisco giants fan finally leaves the hospital. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, october 12th, 2011. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> the state department i should a worldwide travel alert overnight warning americans of potential terror attacks sponsored by iran, this follows a spoiled terror plot. an alleged murder for hire plan targeting the saudi baeambassad to the united states on soil. one is arrested and one is on the run. susan mcginnis is in washington with details on this. good morning, susan. what is the latest. >> reporter: this has stunned washington. just simply the idea that iran would solicit the murder for high from a mexican drug cartel to kill the saudi ambassador and has all levels of the u.s. gov
>>> bank of america was in the headlines after it announced lit start charging customers who use a debit card. fees and perks, banks offer. >>> red skins take on one to have worst teams in the nfl the rams and almost have a late game collapse. dave ross will join us, monday morning quarterback. fox 5 morning news continues now. >>> all right washington monument right now, sharing the spotlight once again here is a live look at the top, weather permitting, engineers will be back out continuing to check for damage. >>> glad you are with us i am steve chenevey. >> i am alison seymour. it is funny how kingly we forget cold weather. >>> what we can expect the rest of the day. >> it will be a cool day. cool temperatures again today and some rain showers out there. look at hd radar. you can see rain off to our west and rainfall east near annapolis and savena park. >>> here is a look at big picture satellite radar shows you we have plenty of cloud cover mostly cloudy skies again today an area of low pressure off to the nothing further and that is helping the north and that is helping kee
of america that built this great country. ronald reagan, one of our greatest presidents, used to describe this nation as that shining city on a hill. but in the last several years, that shining city on a hill has slid down to the side of the hill because of the struggling economy because this administration is weakening our military. because of foggy foreign policy around the world and because of a severe deficiency of leadership, i believe that the american people are saying loud and clear, that they want to move this shining city on the hill back to the top of the hill where it belongs. and i believe that we can do that in november of 2012. [ applause ] there are two things that some people having figured out yet. some are still trying to answer the question, why is herman cain doing so well in the polls? he doesn't have the greatest amount of money. a lot of people didn't even know who he was. i can tell you what's happening that they don't get yet. number one, the voice of the people is more powerful than the voice of the media. you are the people and you are listening. [ applause ] s
, using propofol as a sleeping aid. using the dangerous anesthetic at home with no backup or emergency personnel. no backup medical equipment. having no medical records. and most critically, not calling 911 immediately, which could have saved jackson's life. >> he was definitely savable at that point. >> so, in essence, had dr. murray called 911 at 12:00, michael jackson would still here today? >> yes, sir. >> and there's just no doubt in your mind about that? >> no doubt. >> reporter: prosecutors say they're down to their last two witnesses and could actually wrap up their case as early as tomorrow, without calling, as we first reported, any of the jackson children. david? >> jim avila, our thanks to you again tonight. >>> we turn now to another courtroom bombshell today. you'll remember the man who tried to blow up that plane on christmas day 2009, wearing a bomb in his underwear. today, in federal court, the bomber suddenly pleaded guilty to all charges, telling the courtroom he did, in fact, try to blow up that northwest flight over detroit, hoping to kill almost 300 people. he the
graduate is indicted in a terror plot. they said he tried to use remote controlled planes to attack the white house and capitol. he has a detention hearing on monday. >>> florida has decided to buck gop rules and move its primary date up. that's wreaking havoc with the republican primary calendar. yesterday florida republicans announced they are moving the state's presidential primary to january 31st. iowa, new hampshire, nevada and south carolina have vowed to move their nominating process ahead of florida to protect their early voting status. >>> and astronaut mark kelley's retirement from the navy took effect today. he was a test and combat pilot before commanding nasa space shuttle flight. in june kelly said he wanted to spend more time with his wife, arizona congresswoman gifford gifforgiffords. >>> 15 people in eight states have died after eating tainted cantaloupe cantaloupes. it was traced to jenson farm. the cdc says it can take weeks before symptoms occur and the death toll could rise. >>> now back to our top snow shower information emerged about the men who were with anwa
rather than prepare for the weather would be irresponsible. joining us from d.c., luke russert and jonathan capehart. good morning -- it's afternoon, 30 seconds after. luke, i'll begin with you, what is the reaction to the president today. >> reporter: well, the reaction of the capitol hill, john boehner said he's trying to work with the president to find common ground on solutions they can both support to help the economy. the house passed today that one part of the president's jobs bill, that repeal, 3% holding tax that aç lot of businesses were unhappy with. john boehner mentioned the free trade agreement. when it comes to what the president wants to do for the future of the country and what house republicans want to do, there is still a very deep divide. there's absolutely no appetite from house republicans for a big stimulus package. the president wants close to what the jobs bill was. even when broken in pieces it meets a brick wall. there's not a lot of appetite at the white house with the gop, talking about the forgotten 15 job creating measures. a lot of those have t
and what her sources are saying about the chemical weapons he wanted to use on america, the country he was born in and the country that educated him and early this morning the country that hunted him down. around 3:00 a.m. eastern time, the u.s. launches a joint operation with the yemenis, a car believed to be carrying al awlaki is targeted. that's on the outskirts of a town east of the capital. a u.s. drone fires its missile and one of america's top terror targets is dead. >> the death of awlaki is a major blow to al qaeda's most active operational affiliate. >> anwar al awlaki was a long way from the home when the missile found him in yemen. born in new mexico and educated in the u.s., he radicalized and became a leader in al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. implicated in many plots to kill americans, he was a top terror recruiter, awlaki's presence was felt in >> reporter: the alleged shooter, major nidal hasan is believed to have exchanged e-mails with awlaki before the rampage that left 13 people dead. awlaki is also linked to other terror plots, including the would-be underwear bo
morning news" for wednesday, october 12th, 2011. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> the state department i should a worldwide travel alert overnight warning americans of potential terror attacks sponsored by iran, this follows a spoiled terror plot. an alleged murder for hire plan targeting the saudi baeambassad to the united states on soil. one is a f the u.s. government reacting and the talk now here is what -- federal officials are warning americans at home and abroad to be on the lookout for possible tryst attacks. the state department issued the alert late last night as justice revealed they had spoiled an alleged plot for the assassination to the united states. they say manssor arbabsiar and another man planned to use explosives to kill abel al jubeir at a restaurant in washington, d.c. he hired a hitman he thought worked for a mexican drug cartel but was a d.e.a. agent. >> these individuals had no regard for their intended victim, no regard for innocent citizens who might have been hurt or killed in this attempted assassination. >> reporter: fbi arrested
's rescue teams. of course, the weather conditions are a challenge for us now. it is minus one degree at the moment in the field. all of the rescue teams are still working. some have been rescued. so we still have a hope, and we are continuing the work. >> did you just say 50,000 people are now in temporary shelters? >> no, not yet, but we have transferred 12,000 shelters, 12,000 family tents, which means 50,000 people will be sheltered tomorrow. the teams are still sending them up. >> ok, i see. and also, can you just respond to some of the accusations that have been made to the bbc that there just is not enough shelter, food is not getting around, there are still many families having to sleep in cars or find shelter where they can? >> that is right. of course, we are trying to give priority to the people who have lost their homes. of course, after the after shock, everybody wants to stay in the tents. even if their houses are not destroyed, because they do not have faith in their houses, which means a huge number of shelter requirements, but we are trying our best, and more than 150
>>> good morning, america. this morning, october blast. it is not a trick. and for many of us, not a treat. a monster storm barreling up into the northeast this morning, with the biggest and earliest snowfall in more than a century. major cities in the crosshairs, as we head into a white halloween. >>> true survival. after six, long days lost in the wilderness, an 8-year-old autistic boy is found alive. no food and temperatures near freezing. how did he survive so long, all alone? >>> desperate decision. a mother's worst fear realized. trapped by a fire. she's forced to drop her two, young children out of a third floor window to the neighbors below. how did she work up the courage to do this? she's going to talk with us exclusively this morning. >>> and miracle pup. they tried to put him down but he survived. how did little daniel the dog cheat death? we'll meet him live right here in our studio this morning. >>> and we've got him live with us in the studio this morning. this is a huge get for us. daniel the dog. there he is. he's got a sweater on, looking chipper. >> looking
president joe biden what steps the u.s. is ready to take now against iran. >>> mitt romney looks like the republican frontrunner, once again, with a key endorsement from governor chris christie and a confident display at last night's gop debate. >> the american people in a financial crisis they're in, they need someone who can create jobs and i do. >> more from the republican showdown in new hampshire early this wednesday morning, october showdown in new hampshire early this wednesday morning, october 12th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "early show" here on a wednesday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. the new terror warning. this after the arrest of a u.s. citizen accused of plotting iran's first terror attack on american soil. bob orr is in washington this morning with the very latest for us. bob, good morning. >> good morn, erica. a bombshell case signaling new trouble with iran. the obama administration is accusing iranian agents of financing a scheme to deliver a top saudi diplomat inside the u.s. the plot targeting saudi's ambassador to
the quds force. >> we will ask vice president joe biden what steps the u.s. is ready to take now against iran. >>> mitt romney looks like the republican front-runner once again with a key endorsement from governor chris christie and a confident display at last night's gop debate. >> the american people in the kind of financial crisis they are in, they know someone who knows how to create jobs and i do. >> we will he show you more from the republican presidential debate from new hampshire "early" this wednesday morning, october 12th 2011. >> good morning. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. >>> after the arrest of a u.s. citizen accused of plotting iran's first-ever terror attack on american soil. cbs news accordance bob orr is in washington with us with the very latest. >> as you say, it's a bombshell case signaling serious new trouble with iran. the obama administration now is accusing iranian agents of planning and financing a scheme to assassinate a top saudi ambassador in the united states. they say the plot to kill saudi ambassador to the u.s. >> this conspiracy was directed from i
the attack on the u.s.q embassy in kabul. an update live from afghanistan in just a moment. >>> also, u.s. voters could be going from the shopping malls this holiday seasonÑi directly the voting booths. new hampshire, now threatening to move its first in the nation presidential primary to disease? why? blame florida for this one, we'll explain. >> and more cases ofok infectio and deaths relatedlp to that cantalourw recall. an important recall for you this morning. you cani] still get sick from tainted cantaloupe you ate two monthsr hello to you all. i'm t.j. holmes,xd 9:00 a.m. he inlp atlanta. let's start at the top of the season. a major player in the battle against u.s. troops inlo afghanistan, his name is hajee malee kahn. he's said to have been behind the attack on the u.s. embassy in kabul next month. troops guarding the embassy battles these insurgent attackers for almost 20 hours straight. let me bring inok ourq nick pey loss. or me int( w3kabul. can you start with who this guy is and why he is a big deal. >>e1 this is the operational leader forq a group in afghanistan, we're t
did not call his kids. >> oh, my god would never not call his kids. there is four of us. by the time, the fourth day, fifth day and sixth day, we knew something was wrong. >> reporter: so the children started searching on their own, pinpointing an area in california's ang lus national forest. the brothers and sisters with other family and friends began driving. >> we stopped at every ravine and looked over every hill. >> all of a sudden i just thought i heard a cat or a dog enough where i just said hello and it echoed down the hill. >> shawn lavau found his father thursday. the 67-year-old man had been missing for six days. >> i hugged him and we both cried, and i said, you know, how did you make it? and he said i drank the water in the river and i ate leaves and bugs. >> he was heading this direction. another car was heading towards him. had bright lights on so he flashed the lights on the car. i believe at that point probably swerved, went off the road. >> david lavau ended up right next to another wrecked car with a decomposing body inside. the los angeles times reports he wrote o
>>> this morning we're finding out what's next after u.s. officials bust open an alleged plot to assassinate the saudi ambassador to the united states. >>> an outrageous scene out of oklahoma. dozens of prisoners forced to give up after they're tear gassed during a rye on the. >>> and millions of iphone users will soon be able to cut the cord officially. we'll tell you what that means. good morning, everyone. it is wednesday, october 12th. this is your "a.m. wake-up call." i'm carol costello live from new york. the obama administration could spell out tough new action today against iran in response to an alleged iranian plot to murder saudi arabia's ambassador to the united states. two men have now been charged including an iranian-american. one of the men still at large. attorney general eric holder spells out the charges against them. >> the united states is committed to holding iran accountable for its actions. they're charged with conspiracy to murder a foreign official, conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction, and conspiracy to commit an act of international terror
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shower and out towards columbia, most of us here just cloudcool temperatures, generally 50s. not done with rain yet, bigger picture out to the west, west virginia, greenyellows rolling in from the west more rain shower activity, so rain will be sort of on and off here throughout the day, bring along an umbrella and be ready for showers although it will not rain every minute as the storm system, spotty in nature. regan national, 58, 58 baltimore, 59 winchester, 63 fredericks burg expect highs in mid-60s lots of clouds around and again showers in the forecast, particularly during the morning hours i think things will lighten up later today lots and lots of cool air on the way, 5 day forecast i will have that for you coming up in a couple minutes. back upstairs to you. >>> thanks tuck day 4 of the lululemon murder trial in maryland, testimony expected to pick back up any time now. >> surprises during opening statements, fox 5s. stacy cohen live with more chef >> the trial just started with opening statements it has already been pretty dramatic montgomery county state's attorney
about the chemical weapons he wanted to use on america, the country he was born in and the country that educated him and early this morning the country that hunted him down. around 3:00 a.m. eastern time, the u.s. launches a joint operation with the yemenis, a car believed to be carrying al awlaki is targeted. a u.s. drone fires its missile and one of america's top terror targets is dead. >> the death of awlaki is a major blow to al qaeda's most active operational affiliate. >> anwar al awlaki was a long way from the home when the missile found him in yemen. born in new mexico and educated in the u.s., he radicalized and became a leader in al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. implicated in many plots to kill americans, he was a top terror recruiter, awlaki's presence was felt in the ft. hood massacre. the alleged shooter, major nidal hasan is believed to have exchanged e-mails with awlaki before the rampage that left 13 people dead. awlaki is also linked to other terror plots, including the would-be underwear bomber's alleged plan to bring down a u.s. airliner two years ago, the plot
who is in custody. he is a used car salesman from texas and his friends are having a very hard time believing he is a terrorist. >> herman cain is now the republican front-runner for the president. according to the latest national poll. leaving many analysts wondering if the georgia businessman's plan resonating. all that and more on "american morning." >>> good morning, everybody. it is thursday, october 13. >> it is certainly not a good morning. i can't get messages from people, i can't send messages. >> mine was down yesterday but back now. >> mine was up yesterday but i e-mailed this morning. our executive producer said i will be late. >> that's the e-mail i sent. >> he is panicking going where are my anchor. >> if you don't know what we are talking about, millions of blackberry users are without service this morning. now four-day blackout spreads to north america. the outage primarily affects e-mails and internet access, not the ability to make phone calls or text. >> weird. problem started monday affecting customers in europe, middle east and africa. by tuesday, it has spread
time ever, director james can ron invites tv cameras inside his off the grid estate and tells us of a project bigger than any movie he's made. >>> and marvels of the sea. they swim upright. they swap sex roles and celebs covet their company. so, what's the catch? we go swimming with sea horses. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 12th, 2011. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. the idea that michael jackson did not have to die is at the heart of the manslaughter case against his doctor, conrad murray. but never in that courtroom have the jurors heard it like this. expert witnesses giving a detailed, blow by blow account of how murray allegedly failed his pop star employer. abc's jim avila is in los angeles tonight. jim? >> reporter: bill, the district attorney's office is wrapping up its case, with devastating medical testimony. prosecutors say they could rest as early as tomorrow, with testimony that is severely underculting one of the pillars of the defense case. ach thin
" for wednesday, october 12th, 2011. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> the state department issued a worldwide travel alert overnight warning americans of potential terror attacks sponsored by iran, this follows a spoiled terror plot right out of hollywood. an alleged murder for hire plan targeting the saudi ambassador to the united states on american oil. two iran government agents have been charged. one is under arrest and the other one is still on the run. susan mcginnis is in washington with details on this. good morning, susan. what is the latest? >> reporter: this has stunned washington. just simply the idea that iran would solicit the murder for high from a mexican drug cartel to kill the saudi ambassador and has all levels of the u.s. government reacting and the talk now here is what the u.s. does next. federal officials are warning americans at home and abroad to be on the lookout for possible terrorist attacks. the state department issued the alert late last night as justice revealed they had spoiled an alleged plot to assassinate the ambassador to the u
>>> tonight on "nightline," terror takeout. a major blow to al qaeda. as u.s. drones kill the american cleric heading in yemen who inspired the ft. hood shooter and other lone wolf terrorists. and security officials issue a bulletin, warning of possible retaliation. >>> emergency response. dramatic paramedics testimony in the trial of michael jackson's doctor. what they saw when they arrived on the scene. >> we're going to call it here, time of december is 12:57. >> what they say his doctor refused to tell them. >>> and funny business. crashes, gags, wipe youments and goofs. before there was youtube, there was "america's funniest videos." we take you inside the hit show. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," september 30th, 2011. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. we're going to begin tonight with some late news. the department of homeland security has issued a bulletin, warning about possible, though unspecified and unconfirmed attacks in the united states in retaliation
's all from us tonight. remember, our new time slot beginning next week, 6:00 p.m. eastern, monday through friday. "anderson cooper 360" srts right now. >>> candy, thanks very much. good evening, everyone, we start with breaking news tonight. a new fbi bulletin warning about possible retaliation for the killing of anwar al awlaki. one of america's most wanted terror leaders. we now have a name for it, operation troy. weeks of surveillance, marine harrier jets flying. waiting for possible ground operations. also tonight, breaking details, exclusive to 360 on what this would be killer was capable of. also we're learning how saudi arabia figured into his takedown. our own fran towsend has details on that. what her sources are saying about the chemical weapons he wanted to use on america, the country he was born in, the country that educated him, and early this morning, the country that hunted him down. around 3:00 a.m. eastern time, the u.s. launches a joint operation with the yemenis, a car believed to be carrying al awlaki is targeted. a u.s. drone fires a missile. and one of americ
citizen, anwar al awlaki, who used his knowledge of u.s. culture and u.s. language to recruit terrorists. so, how did they find him? we have full team coverage tonight, and we're going to begin with abc's martha raddatz, who is overseas, has gathered gripping details from her post tonight, the war zone of afghanistan. >> reporter: the u.s. had been zeroing in on awlaki's location for months. in their sights, a compound deep in the back country of yemen, where u.s. military and intelligence operatives were certain the american-born terrorist was hiding out. what awlaki could never know was high overhead. american surveillance aircraft and satellites were watching that compound 24 hours a day while armed drones flew nearby. all they needed was awlaki to step out into the daylight. they waited and waited. until this morning, awlaki, one of the most wanted terrorists in the world, walked out and climbed into a pickup truck. a huge break. as he began to drive, with two other vehicles, thousands of miles away, likely at cia headquarters in langley, virginia, action. operators using remote cont
protesters and police got ugly. not even news crews were spared as they used tear gas to break up the crowd. >> i think it's obvious the oakland police department is lying through their teeth about exactly what went down. >> reporter: today demonstrators showed off some of the devices they say were used on them, including bean bags, tear gas canisters and rubber bullets. >> watching my brothers and sisters in the street running from the government, shooting at them and attacking them. i sort of feel strange today. >> reporter: demonstrators held a vigil outside the plaza for a man they say was critically injured in last night's protest. this man says he got hit with a rubber bullet when he tried helping the veteran who he says was hit by a tear gas canister. >> i know there's a lot of angry people out there and everything. but there's peaceful people too. and you don't have to hurt us, you know? i've never done anything to anyone. >> there's a huge community people built right now. they think fences and police officers and batons and weapons are going to break that up on? it's only going to
hill. luke, democrats planned to use this against the gop during the election, saying that they have stopped jobs measures, stopped the creation of jobs. do republicans consider that? are they concerned about that at all? >> richard, this series of votes on the president's jobs bill really have been political more than anything else. it's well known that even if this bill were to pass the united states senate which is controlled by democrats, it would go nowhere in the house of representatives. it's controlled by republicans. what you're seeing is a series of votes squarely done for decision 2012 politics. last night, with all the republicans voted against it, you better believe democrat also make ads saying so and so running for president or senate or congress in the house, they voted against giving money to firefighters and teachers. they want to get these things they believe to be political viable, democrats do, they want republicans to vote against them and continue this moving forward. what's up next? we suspect there will be another smaller bit of the president's jobs bill this
news update. we'll have more on your weather, too. join us for a full >>> good morning. here it comes. the first nor'easter of the season is taking aim, bringing snow, rain and high winds from virginia to maine. the powerful system could impact 60 million people with some areas expected to get more than a foot of snow. >>> new twist in the search for 10-month-old lisa irwin. the parents scheduled a police interview with the baby's missing brothers and one of the lawyers for the family stops working on the case. >>> and bright lights, our holiday extravaganza kicks off. amy and i look for things that go bump in the night. what did we encoter? we'll tell you this coming what did we encoter? we'll tell you this coming saturday, october 29th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt. boo. >> and i'm amy robach. didn't work. we felt at moments maybe we weren't alone in that prison. it was dark, it was creepy. i heard things. >> it was one of those what were we thinking things going into this da
attempted murder and a use of weapons of mass destruction. he was trying to sell off explosives in his underwear. he's expected to get a life sentence. >>> on another terror plot foiled a plan to cincinnati the saudi arabiaian ambassador to the u.s. now a worldwide warning has been issued for all americans. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton wants iran held accountable for the alleged plot. she called a dangerous escalation of iran support of terrorism. >> this kind of reckless act undermine international norms and the international system. >> reporter: prosecutors charged 56-year-old with planning a foiled scheme of killing saudi ambassador as he died at a washington restaurant. u.s. officials believe the iranian government had a hand in directing the country's first attack on american soil. they have stepped up their sanctions on iran's government and now asking other countries to do the same. >> join us in condemning this threat to international peace and security. >> reporter: state department leaders want to get the support of other countries in condemning iran. th
police blotter. >> bret: capitalism at work. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that's it for this "special report," fair, balanced, and unafraid. "special report" online starts right now. captions by closed captioning services >> shepard: this is the fox report. tonight, a gunman opens fire on a hair salon in a quiet beachfront town. half a dozen dead, still more injured as police look for a motive. and herman cain jumps to the front of the pack in one new poll. plus, the defense was just getting started with the suspect made a big announcement. he he is pleading guilty to everything. >> i believe that he now has had matter behind him. >> shepard: well, except for the whole life in prison part. tonight, the airplane underwear bomber admits it all. prosecutors say this american plotted to work with iran to kill people in washington. but friends say the former car dealer was no terrorist mastermind. >> nice guy, very nice, very energetic, jokester all the time. >> we will dig into his background for clues. >> debating whether this deserves a military response. >> i thi
's martha raddatz in afghanistan. >> reporter: terry, the u.s. had actually been tracking awlaki for months, unbeknownst to awlaki the u.s. knew exactly where he was hiding. >> never underestimate the power of fear. >> reporter: anwar awlaki had been considered especially dangerous because he was, in fact, american. and therefore, knew of the targets in the u.s. that could be vulnerable to attacks. today, in a highly targeted attack, he finally met his end. the u.s. had been zeroing in on anwar al awlaki's location for months. u.s. military officials determined awlaki was hiding out in a compound deep in the back country of yemen. what awlaki could never know was high overhead, american surveillance aircraft and satellites were watching that compound 24 hours a day, while armed drones flew nearby. all they needed was awlaki to step out into the daylight. they waited and waited. until this morning. awlaki, one of the most wanted terrorists in the world, walked out and climbed into a pickup truck. a huge break. as he began to drive, more than 7,000 miles away, likely at cia headquarters in la
in the trial of the accused underwear bomber. we're so glad you're with us, everybody. i'm jenna lee. >> i'm gregg jarrett in for jon scott 6 "happening now", his name is umar farouk abdulmutallab. the nigerian native representing himself in court assisted by a court-appointed attorney who will apparently deliver the opening statement. jenna? jenna: we'll talk a lot more about that later on in a legal statement we have today. the evidence is stacked high against this 24-year-old who was badly burned in a plane full of witnesses and prosecutors say he told the fbi he was working for al qaeda at the time of the attack that is the situation right now. let's get to mike tobin live outside the courthouse in detroit with the latest. we have a little bit of an idea what the prosecution has to say, mike but what about the defense? >> well, so far the defense hasn't had a very successful day. they have put in two motions trying to block some of this very compelling evidence from getting into court and both of those motions were denied. we do have an idea as far as what the prosecution is going to d
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